Congratulations to Minneapolis, MN, a member of the UNITY City Network, for recognition by the National League of Cities for their youth violence prevention efforts.In its report, The State of City Leadership, the National League of Cities applauded Minneapolis for its efforts and calls this program one of the nation's three most innovative city models for preventing youth violence. From the City's website" "Reducing youth violence requires a strategic, holistic and multi-faceted response," said Mayor R.T. Rybak. "This recognition is a testament to our efforts and the efforts of our partners in reducing youth violence in Minneapolis. But we can't stop here. We need to keep working on finding new and creative ways to educate children and their families on the importance of violence prevention."
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